Green Concept Award

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3d-Printable Eggshell PLA

Low carbon footprint and 3D-printable

The project focuses on the creation of a sustainable bio-polymer compound for additive manufacturing, specifically 3D printing. The product/service is suitable for individuals and industries involved in additive manufacturing and 3D printing. It can benefit professionals, researchers, designers, and manufacturers seeking sustainable alternatives for creating intricate and customized products. By utilizing food by-products, the project repurposes waste materials, reducing environmental impact. The innovation lies in the development of a new material that combines eggshells and PLA polymer.

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Founded in 2012, the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) is a member institute of the Vocational Training Council (VTC). In Academic Year 2022/23, THEi offers 20 innovative degree programmes across our three Faculties of Design and Environment, Management and Hospitality and Science and Technology that are vocationally and professionally oriented and developed with significant industry input.
Hong Kong SAR China
Dr CHOY Sonny Yip Hong
With industrial experience in fields including product, toy, and retail design; Sonny specializes in taking innovative, technological, and socially conscious approaches to design. Sonny's research interests focus on sustainabiltiy, the cross-over between design and business with an emphasis on exploring creative management and design entrepreneurship in a global context. He is also interested in the deployment of technology in product solutions as well as sustainability.
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